Quality Assurance and Testing Laboratories
IMFPL - International Mega Food Park Ltd.

Quality Assurance and Testing Laboratories

Quality Assurance and Testing Laboratories

A State-of-the-art quality testing labs are provided to ensure quality products. Quality assurance is most crucial function in a modern wholesale market covering post-harvest activities, public health, classification and standardization of the produce and administering complaints’ redressal system. The labs have also equipment for phyto-sanitary certification for export of the produce to other countries. The major functions of these labs are:

  • Development of quality standards, grades, packaging etc.
  • Inspection of cargo for classification, grades and guidance to the operational department on conditioning of cargo
  • Introduction of quality assurance systems including HACCP, ISO
  • Development of complaint redressal system, i.e. relating to farmers’ complaints regarding difference of opinion on the grades assigned and buyers’ complaints regarding grades being other than as declared in the auction
  • Training of the field staff and farmers on grading, sorting and packaging
  • Co-Ordination with other markets and national organizations for developing grades and standards.
  • Study consumers’ preferences; research and development on growing, varieties and quality parameters
    The QA labs have all the modern equipment like HPLC, GLC, centrifuges, titrators and water analyzers in addition to supporting equipment. A total lump sum budget of Rs. 80 lacs has been planned for this purpose.